Tassort Filly to Star for Twin Hills in Adelaide

by Tara Madgwick

Olly and Amber Tait have had a busy start to the year selling at Magic Millions on the Gold Coast and Inglis Premier in Melbourne under their Twin Hills Stud banner and the show now rolls into the Adelaide Magic Millions (March 18 and 19) where their draft of eight features one of only two fillies in the sale by exciting young sire Tassort.

Click here to see the full draft with additional highlights below:

With five first crop winners on the board already including a Golden Slipper contender in Group II winning filly Manaal and stakes prospect Ameena, Tassort is a young sire well and truly on the radar and Lot 277 is a very attractive filly that will have her admirers.

She is the third foal of unraced Sebring mare Vee, a half-sister to stakes-winner Terror Force that has had two winners from her first two foals to race and interestingly she is bred on a proven G1 nick.

Group I winning two year-old and Karaka Million winner On the Bubbles is by Tassort’s sire Brazen Beau from a daughter of Sebring.

Another real head-turner in the Twin Hills draft is Lot 47, a flashy chestnut colt by Arrowfield Stud’s well credentialed first season sire Admire Mars (Jpn) from Group III placed proven stakes producer Kushnarenkovo (GB), a daughter of legendary sire Sadler’s Wells.

The colt is a half-brother to German stakes-winner Kosmische and two more stakes-placed horses as well as the dam of Group I winners Best Solution, who won a Caulfield Cup, and El Bodegon.

With two dams on the page this colt has an elite European female pedigree mixed with high class Japanese bloodlines to deliver a colt with untapped potential.


Lot 188 Colt Fiorente (IRE) x Sail, by Canny Lad

By Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente and is from a Sydney metro winner with first three dams by outstanding sires Canny Lad, Encosta de Lago and Shirley Heights with fourth dam Group I Irish St Leger winner Mountain Lodge.


Lot 263 Filly I Am Immortal x Tickets to Kiss, by Tickets

From the second crop of I Am Immortal, who has already sired two winners and is from a placed half-sister to Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes winner Undoubtedly, Group II winner Regal Kiss and Group III winner Toorak Thunder.


Lot 312 Colt Lucky Vega (IRE) x Allegretto, by Anabaa (USA)

From the first crop of Group I winning 2YO Lucky Vega and is a half-brother to three winners. Dam is a winning half-sister to Group II winner Hec of a Party and Hong Kong stakes-winner High Intelligent. Bred on similar Lope de Vega (sire of Lucky Vega) x Anabaa cross to Irish stakes-winner Grandee.


Lot 422 Colt Written By x Flash in the Dark, by Northern Meteor

By the sire of Group II ATC Silver Slipper winner Straight Charge and is third foal of five time winning Northern Meteor mare from the family of Group I winner Royal Descent and Group winners Falkirk and Mulan Princess.